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The American Spadefoot Toads are native to southern Canada and USA south to southern Mexico. It is a member of the toad family. There are also European Spadefoot Toads native to Europe, the Mediterranean, northwestern Africa and western Asia. These are burrowing toads. As their name implies, these toads have feet well designed for digging backwards into the ground. Play the following videos to learn more about the spadefoot toads.